Coptotriche longiciliatella (Rebel, 1896)

Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae

Coptotriche longiciliatella mine

Rubus ulmifolius, Teneriffa; from Klimesch (1977a)

mine

Elongated upper-surface blotch. The interior is densely lined with silk, which causes the mine to pucker lengthwise. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rubus ulmifolius.

phenology

Larvae from autumn till April.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

synonyms

Tischeria longiciliatella.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1977a).

9.ix.2009

mod 28.vi.2017